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Bird-Shaped Brooch

Date:
late 6th century
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnets with patterned foil backings; iron spring/pin
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 7/16 x 13/16 x 3/8 in. (3.6 x 2 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.182
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 239, 352, fig. 20.24.



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